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How to answer GMAT Reading Comprehension Title question

GMAT Reading Comprehension Title QuestionStrategies to tackle GMAT Reading comprehension title questions are similar to handling GMAT Main idea questions. But they are not entirely the same. The best strategies to follow are:

1) Don't get lost in details

Skim through the details but pay special attention to the point that the author is trying to make. For science passages, understanding context would be more useful than noting down terminologies.

2) Summarize each paragraph

Summarize the central idea of each paragraph

3) Find the central theme

Find the central theme from the summaries of each paragraph

4) Eliminate and select
    
It is very difficult to paraphrase the title of the passage. Don't waste time doing it.  Go straight into the answer choices and analyze the title that suits the central idea of the passage. Eliminate the answer choice immediately (Use POE technique) if it is not in alignment with the central theme.

<Start of Passage>

According to the Indian tiger census of 2011, the population of tiger is at 1411. The population is not comparable to the previous census as the new findings are based on statistical methods while the earlier were formulated on pugmark counts. Since most Tigers traversed the same route, pugmark counts were not accurate. Statistical methods by definition make the count range bound, with the lower limit of the tiger population at 1165 and upper limit at 1657.

The major cause of tiger deaths is poaching. The amendment of the Wild Life (Protection) Act (1972) has enabled the setting up a National Tiger Conservation Authority, and the Tiger and Other Endangered Species Crime Control Bureau. The Act bans any weapon, equipment, devices or vehicle that directly or indirectly endangers the Tiger. Although the legal steps are in the right direction, delay in declaring verdicts for poaching cases has encouraged poachers to repeat the offense.

The decline in forest area outside of tiger reserves due to urbanization, livestock need and excessive land resource utilization has made it unsustainable to maintain the quality and breadth of the forest. With urbanization and declining forest area, ....
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Top 31 MBA Programs + Analysis of 24 Industries (United States)


We analyze the MBA Curriculum, Class Profile, Total Cost and Post-MBA Salary of Top 31 MBA programs in the US.

+ Industry Trends

+ Future of Aerospace, Agriculture, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Automobile, Clean Tech, Education, Energy, Fashion, Financial Services, Insurance, FinTech, Government, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Military, Manufacturing, Maritime, Media/Advertising, Technology, Tourism, Trade, Transportation and Logistics, Virtual Reality (VR), and Augmented Reality (AR).


Pages: 327

Reviews

"I have not reviewed many books for MBA Admission consulting companies but doing it now to give all applicants a brief idea on what the book covers. The book includes 31 top MBA programs - almost all the top schools you have heard or considering for your MBA application. Each chapter is categorized by US States where there is at least one top MBA program. So you have California and Massachusetts with the most number of MBA programs and several states with one top program (Washington, Minnesota, Washington D.C., Connecticut, Virginia, and Maryland) and other states with two to three MBA programs. The book focuses on four aspects of an MBA program - curriculum, cost, class profile and post-MBA salary. For me, the breakdown of the cost and post-MBA industry was useful to make my decision on selecting the top 5 programs for 2017-18. It is a fascinating read in an industry where consultants overprice for their expertise. I recently bought a 30-page guide for $49. Compared to the obvious observation in that book, the 300+ page, MBA in US - the Ultimate guide is a goldmine of information and analysis." - Verified Purchase (21st June 2017)

"I bought the ultimate guide after a friend recommended it for me. The guide covers a lot of ground on the history of each prominent US states and goes into the reasons why a certain industry emerged from each state. In addition to the analysis of the economy, trends and expected changes in the next 5 years, the book features top MBA programs in each state with an extensive study of its curriculum. Ultimate guide is an essential reference book for MBA Applicants if they want to shortlist MBA programs based on value and cost, and not just ranking. " - Verified Purchase (14th June 2017)

"Should be a required reading before applying for an MBA. School events and MBA Tours are PR events disguised as a Q&A. On the contrary, the book is an unbiased analysis of each Top MBA program in the US supported by a large dataset and historical context on each industry. The guide builds a case for indstries that are likely to emerge as favourite for MBA graduates. Thorough and a valuable book." - Verified Purchase (15th June 2017)

"What I liked: The breadth of the information. Some of my favorite nonfiction books have taken the same approach as the ultimate guide have - cover background information in-depth. In the book, the author uses parallel threads to demonstrate the history of the state and the rise of industries. Will make you think how schools thrive based on the policy set by the state. California's obsession with Technology has revolutionized how we do Business and changed post-MBA trends. Many MBA applicants will be consulting or doing marketing for a Technology company. That is one key finding from the book. The latest development in AI, FinTech, and Automation is an additional context that I found valuable in the book.

Very informative. I would recommend that you read the book at least once in chronological order before using Table of Contents." - Verified Purchase (2nd July 2017)

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